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Billboard Releases Lists Of Rap’s Biggest Chart Toppers

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Billboard has been taking note of rap music’s achievements with its Hot Rap Songs chart for the last 25 years. To commemorate the silver anniversary of the debut of the list, Billboard has reached back compiling lists of the rappers with the most appearances since the charts inception in 1989. Canadian rap star Drake topped the list of Top 50 Artists in that span, followed by Jay Z, Lil Wayne, LL Cool J and Kanye West. Drizzy also topped out on the list of most No. 1 hits with 13.

1. DRAKE
2. JAY Z
3. LIL WAYNE
4. LL COOL J
5. KANYE WEST
6. T.I.
7. 50 CENT
8. LUDACRIS
9. DIDDY
10. THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G.
11. SNOOP DOGG
12. NELLY
13. EMINEM
14. ICE CUBE
15. BUSTA RHYMES
16. NICKI MINAJ
17. OUTKAST
18. BOW WOW
19. HEAVY D & THE BOYZ
20. 2PAC
21. MC LYTE
22. TOO $HORT
23. LIL JON
24. FABOLOUS
25. FLO RIDA
26. PUBLIC ENEMY
27. PITBULL
28. M.C. HAMMER
29. MISSY ELLIOTT
30. NAUGHTY BY NATURE
31. BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY
32. SEAN PAUL
33. RICK ROSS
34. CHUBB ROCK
35. YOUNG JEEZY
36. SALT-N-PEPA
37. TWISTA
38. DA BRAT
39. KRIS KROSS
40. MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS
41. YING YANG TWINS
42. 69 BOYZ
43. NAS
44. CYPRESS HILL
45. CHINGY
46. SOULJA BOY
47. PLIES
48. YO-YO
49. FAT JOE
50. DR. DRE

Artists with the Most No. 1s:
1. Drake (13)
2. Diddy (10)
3. Kanye West (9)
4. LL Cool J (8)
5. TIE:
50 Cent (7)
Bow Wow (7)
Lil Wayne (7)
T.I. (7)
9. TIE:
Ice Cub (6)
Nelly (6)
The Notorious B.I.G. (6)

Check out the rest of the lists, including artists with the most Top 10s and songs with the most weeks at No.1, HERE.

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